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A Season on the Brink (2002)

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"A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight ... See full summary »

Director:

Robert Mandel

Writers:

John Feinstein (book), David W. Rintels (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Dennehy ... Bobby Knight
Al Thompson ... Delray Brooks
Benz Antoine ... Joby Wright
James Lafferty ... Steve Alford
Michael James Johnson Michael James Johnson ... Daryl Thomas
Dan Becker Dan Becker ... Dan Dakich
Patrick Williams Patrick Williams ... Stew Robinson
Yorick Parke Yorick Parke ... Andre Harris
Gary Hudson ... Ron Felling
Mike Weekes Mike Weekes ... Todd Jadlow
Duane Murray ... Kohn Smith
Thomas Hauff ... Ed Williams
Phoenix Gonzales ... Charlene
Manfred Maretzki Manfred Maretzki ... Joseph Wisnofsky
Chad Bruce Chad Bruce ... Elisberg
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Storyline

"A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight granted Feinstein unprecedented access to the team and its practices, meetings, and huddles. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

ESPN [United States]

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Más allá del juego See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first movie by ESPN. See more »

Goofs

When some of the team members enter the "Cafe Pizzaria" restaurant in Bloomington, pool tables can be seen. There has never been, nor currently are, pool tables in this restaurant. See more »

Quotes

Kohn Smith: [Speaking to Daryl Thomas] When he's calling you an asshole, don't listen. When he tells you why you're an asshole, listen.
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Alternate Versions

Two versions of this film were broadcast by the sister stations ESPN and ESPN2. One showed the uncut version, while the other showed a version with the language toned down. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 27 February 2015 (2015) See more »

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groundbreaking television use of the f-bomb
10 March 2002 | by cokeblazersSee all my reviews

brian dennehy was much better than expected in his portrayal of knight, although he should have dropped some pounds for the role. there is groundbreaking television use of the f-bomb, and it works wonderfully. the movie starts strong and ends a little abruptly, but overall a six or seven


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